Höegh Autoliners Strengthens Platform for Growth

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Höegh Autoliners and A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S has announced their agreement for A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S to become a shareholder in Höegh Autoliners holding 37.5 percent of the shares effective from January 1. Leif Höegh & Co Limited will retain the position as majority shareholder in Höegh Autoliners.

At the same time Höegh Autoliners acquires A. P. Moller - Maersk’s fleet of 18 car carriers (including six newbuildings). Höegh Autoliners will commercially operate the combined fleet of about 67 vessels globally from its offices in Oslo and about 30 locations world-wide under the Höegh Autoliners brand. Vessels already ordered by the Company will grow its carrying capacity by 45 per cent to 85 ships in 2012. Closing of the transaction is expected to take place in March 2008 once any applicable regulatory approvals have been received.

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